City, University of London

City, University of London

Interactive Journalism

This course focuses on 2 key areas: data journalism and community management; students develop these online specialisations alongside essential journalistic skills of writing, reporting, newsgathering, interviewing and features.

Entry requirements

At least a good 2nd Class degree in any subject; consideration will be given to mature applicants who can demonstrate substantial work experience; by the start of the course, applicants should have gained a minimum of 4 weeks� work experience at professional news organisations ideally local/regional newspapers or 2 weeks of such work experience plus 2 weeks working in online community management and/or data journalism; applicants should have a high level of numeracy and familiarity with computers and software is expected, along with English at native-speaker level.

Course modules

Modules include: Data journalism; online communities and content management; online journalism; journalism practice; entrepreneurial journalism; media law; public administration; journalism and society.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 10 months
MA Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 10 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060